Mary Meyer Vintage

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  • Animal Hats

    Animal Hats

    These Animal hats were quite popular in the mid 1980s. The bear hat was the original design and made in different colors. In addition to the Bear hats we also made Fox, Raccoon, Tiger and other animals.  The Bear head was made of acrylic toy plush with lock-in realistic eyes and Black plastic locked-in nose.

    Original Retail Price $9.98

  • Basset Hound- #142

    Basset Hound- #142

    The Basset Hound was a very popular design. It was introduced in the mid 1960. It was made of Cocoa & White plush and stuffed with shredded polyurethane foam, with a Red satin neck ribbon. The Black & White felt eyes were cemented on.

    Original Retail Price $3.49

  • Bear Hand Puppet- #202

    Bear Hand Puppet- #202

    This Teddy Bear hand puppet was made from 1960 to 1975. It was made with Brown plush body, head and ears with felt eyes, nose and tongue and a Red satin bow cemented on. In this style of hand puppet you used all 5 fingers – your longest finger in head, index & ring finger in arms and thumb & pinky in legs. This model was made in late 1960s.

    Original Retail Price $1.98

  • Beaver – #822

    Beaver – #822

    The Beaver was a very popular stuffed toy we made for about 10 years in the mid 1970. He was 10″ high and made of a high quality light Brown plush and also made in a smaller size about 4″ to 5″ high. Both sizes were very popular.

    Original Retail Price $7.50

  • Cuddle Bear- #350, 348, 349

    Cuddle Bear- #350, 348, 349

    Cuddle Bear body design, similar to #170 and #340 in the smaller 11″ and 15″ size bears.  The Bears are normally Brown with Honey ear linings, hand and feet,with felt eyes and Red felt moth and a large pompon for a nose, with a large Red satin neck-ribbon. Manufactured from early 1960s to mid 1980s.

    Original Retail Price $16.98

  • Dachshund- Large- #165

    Dachshund- Large- #165

    This toy was made of Brown rayon plush with an open Red felt mouth and a Pink felt tongue. It was stuffed with shredded foam rubber and had felt eyes and a Black pompon nose and a Red satin neck ribbon. It was only made for one to two years in mid 1970s.

    Original Retail Price $5.78

  • Dancing Bunny

    Dancing Bunny

    Dancing Bunny was a stuffed rabbit made of ½” long pile plush in Honey or Rose color with White head centerpiece and White ear linings, felt eyes and nose and a satin neck ribbon. Inside the toy was wind-up mechanism that made the toy vibrate and dance. Made in very late 1960s and early 1970s.

    Original Retail Price $2.98

  • Flip Dog – Tan- #443

    Flip Dog – Tan- #443

    MM Vin 443 Flip Dog Tan 1950The Flip Dog was one of Mary Meyer’s earliest creations. It was originally a Tan plush lying Dog with dark Brown ears. The plush was manufactured by Baxter, Kelly & Faust in their mill in Philadelphia. It was stuffed my shredded foam rubber in the mid 1950 and in the 1960 the stuffed became shredded polyurethane –a synthetic foam, which washed better and was lighter in weight.

    Original Retail Price $1.98

  • Lying Dog with Brown Check Trim

    Lying Dog with Brown Check Trim

    This Lying Dog is made of White acrylic plush body and head with Brown-Tan-White check high quality Fur Coat fabric cheeks, ears and tail. The eyes and mouth are felt and the nose is a Black pompon with a Red satin neck ribbon.

    Original Retail Price $9.98

  • Mohair Bear – Large

    Mohair Bear – Large

    The Old Fashioned Teddy Bears were made with German Mohair plush for many years.  The hair plush was made by Hildebrande Co. in Goeppingen, Germany.  They are no longer in business.  They were also a supplier of plush to Steiff and other German stuffed toy makers.

    Original Retail Price $0.00

  • Mohair Bear – Small

    Mohair Bear – Small

    The Old Fashioned Teddy Bears were made with German Mohair plush for many years.  The hair plush was made by Hildebrande Co. in Goeppingen, Germany.  They are no longer in business.  They were also a supplier of plush to Steiff and other German stuffed toy makers.

    Original Retail Price $0.00

  • Mohair Bears

    Mohair Bears

    During the very late 1950 and early 1960’s we manufactured a variety of Old Fashioned Teddy Bears made of mohair. In those days mohair bears were not the ultimate, top quality that they have become today.

      We made four sizes Old Fashioned Teddy Bears:

    • #564 – 8” – Small OFTB Bear
    • #570 – 12” – OFTB Bear
    • #540 – 16” – Medium OFTB Bear
    • #542 – 18” – Large OFTB Bear

    Original Retail Price $0.00

  • Musical Camel

    Musical Camel

    This Musical Camel was made with Honey color Sherpa plush, which is a curly plush resembling a curly furry fabric and a high pile light Brown plush for the camel

    Original Retail Price $6.98

  • Musical Cocoa Cuddle Bear

    Musical Cocoa Cuddle Bear

    Original Retail Price $3.98

  • Musical Teddy Bear –

    Musical Teddy Bear –

    This was a very early Mary Meyer teddy bear design. The #124 was a softly stuffed bear and the #924 was the same bear with a Swiss wind-up Music Box probably playing “Teddy Bears Picnic.  The bear was made in Cocoa and Tan with felt eyes, nose and tongue and a Red satin neck ribbon.

    Original Retail Price $1.69

  • Pajama Hound

    Pajama Hound

    Pajama Hound – late 1950’s – Cocoa head + body + Honey ears, muzzle, tail.  Zipper pouch underneath for PJs – part of Pajama Pooch, PJ Cat + PJ Hound series.  PJ Pooch was introduced in 1950 or 1951

    Original Retail Price $0.00

  • Sitting St. Bernard

    Sitting St. Bernard

    This breed was very popular during thee 1960’s and 70’s, some even came with a wooden keg around their necks to represent the Swiss Dogs who searched for lost skiers in the Alps and carried a small keg of whiskey for the person they saved to drink and warm them up.

    Original Retail Price $0.00

  • Sitting Teddy Bear

    Sitting Teddy Bear

    This Teddy Bear is also a very early Mary Meyer design – 1949 or early 1950s and also designed by Mary Meyer herself.
    This bear was the most important body design we made.  From this pattern for this body many other design were created.

    Original Retail Price $0.00

  • Small Bear

    Small Bear

    Small Teddy Bear – 7″ high – Colors – Cocoa, Tan – Retail $1.25 – Made in 1950’s – Note the small White felt squares eye centers – Chopped Foam Rubber stuffing.

    Original Retail Price $1.25

  • Tipped Caramel Wool Mohair Teddy Bears

    Tipped Caramel Wool Mohair Teddy Bears

    This Mohair Teddy Bears was an attempt to copy German Mohair Bears. The plush was made in Germany in the same mill that made plush for Steiff.

    Original Retail Price $7.98